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Progress Makes Genius Routine

Written by Gary North on May 16, 2015

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We forget about one of the great advantages of intellectual progress, namely, that people of above-average intelligence can perform better than geniuses did a century earlier. Think of a graduate of MIT or CalTech today. I do not mean somebody with a Ph.D. I mean somebody with a bachelor’s degree. He is better at physics […]

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Mises University Seminar: 2015 Registration

Written by Gary North on May 9, 2015

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It is not easy to get accepted to the free Mises University summer seminar for college students. The key word is “free.” You know the fundamental law of economics: “At zero price, there is greater demand than supply.” A corollary is this: “When the price falls, more is demanded.” This is a $2,000 value. There […]

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The Independent Institute: “Mayday Mayday Mayday”

Written by Gary North on May 2, 2015

“Mayday” — when repeated three times — is a distress call. The Independent Institute surely is in distress — marketing distress. The Independent Institute is a free market research organization. It publishes top-flight books. But, like most non-profit organizations, it needs a full-time marketer with background in direct response marketing. Let me show you how […]

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Textbook-Free Education: The Ron Paul Curriculum

Written by Gary North on March 16, 2015

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For anybody who is on the fringes of American life in any area, and who is serious about what he believes in, the present public school educational system is a threat to him and his children. Let me give you an example. If a child is enrolled in a tax-funded high school, he will have […]

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How to Teach the Civil War

Written by Gary North on March 5, 2015

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This was posted yesterday on a www.GaryNorth.com forum. Kids intro to US Civil War My 9-year old son would like to read a book on the War Between the States. Any recommendations? Little boys like to play war. They like to play with toy guns. They want to read about war. They like to read […]

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Tennessee Temple University: Its Demise Is Imminent

Written by Gary North on March 3, 2015

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Once a private college goes below 500 students, it’s a candidate for bankruptcy. Tennessee Temple University, with 468 undergraduates, is a likely candidate. Falling below the 500-student on-campus threshold indicates that a school will not survive. Its enrollment peak was 4,000. The school now looks terminal. A student can earn a B.A. degree from an […]

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